This educational video summarizes the evidence for climate change.
Click on blue time codes below to advance to these topics:
Note: The original
112-minute conference video of Jennifer Francis’s presentation is the official
product of StormCenter Communications Inc. It is posted on their StormCenterInc
youtube channel here.
talk was filmed at the 24th annual Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit, held
in Breckinridge (Colorado) January 2013. You can view all videos from that
conference and download the ppt presentations here.
ADVANCE TO TOPICS
by clicking on the blue time codes below:
00:35 – Scientists and
the public now link extreme weather events to CO2 rise.
07:19 – Overwhelming
evidence that climate change is human-caused.
14:23 – “We have changed
Mother Nature’s deck of cards.”
15:32 – Effects of
increased CO2 levels on the Arctic: “Arctic Amplification.”
23:49 – Understanding
24:44 – A warmer Arctic
causes the jetstream to weaken and meander.
29:21 – The jetstream
now “blocks” over Greenland in summer.
30:03 – Greenland ice
melt is increasing.
30:55 – Examples of
extreme weather events correlated with a weak, meandering jetstream.
34:53 – Superstorm
Sandy’s connection to a warming, melting Arctic.
37:18 – Summary and
conclusions: “The public is listening now.”
Source: StormCenter Communications, Inc
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